News Details

Small teams want mid-season car spec freeze

F1's smallest teams have proposed a mid-season development freeze to cut costs from 2015. After the powerful 'Strategy Group' teams recently vetoed plans for a budget cap, the FIA told disgrunted smaller teams to come up with alternate cost-saving measures that could be added to the sporting and technical rules next year. According to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport, the headline proposal is for a freeze to car development after 1 July each season. "After that, only homologated parts may be used until the end of the season," revealed correspondent Michael Schmidt. Another proposal by the small teams is that the expensive flying-in of new car components will be banned after...
Full Story »
7mo ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Small teams pushing mid-season car development freeze

Formula 1′s smaller teams are pushing a mid-season development...
7mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Formula 1 could axe Friday morning practice to cut...

Formula 1 could axe Friday morning practice to cut costs 5 May, 2014...
7mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Todt: I did not believe we can control costs with a...

Jean Todt FIA president Jean Todt insists his hands are tied after Formula...
7mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

F1 could axe Friday morning practice to cut costs

F1 could axe Friday morning practice sessions next year, as teams consider...
7mo ago from GrandPrix.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Formula 1 set for another engine revolution in 2016

Formula 1 is now speeding towards yet another new... Read More »
10h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Tech Analysis: The secrets behind Sebastian Vettel's...

William Tyson approaches Sebastian Vettel's 2014... Read More »
11h ago from RichlandF1.com

Prosecutor begins probe into 2012 Valencia race

ttp://www.f1pulse.com/Userfiles/image/December2014... Read More »
6h ago from F1Pulse.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.